Here’s What Donald Trump Really Thinks About Bill Clinton

He’s a superfan.

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Donald Trump ripped into former President Bill Clinton at Sunday’s second presidential debate, reprising decades-old allegations of rape and sexual harassment while painting Hillary Clinton as a craven enabler. But he was whistling a much different tune for years. Trump invited the ex-president to his wedding, posed with him at the US Open, and praised Hillary’s handling of the president’s scandals, suggesting that the women in question were physically unattractive. And as recently as 2012, he was praising Bill Clinton as “great” on his relentless Twitter feed:

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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